Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK

Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK

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Undergrad Christian Life

Tuition & Fees

$31,352

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

3%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,466
Declined 1,826
Total Received 4,292
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Private

1,752

undergraduate students

104

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Oklahoma Baptist University, founded in 1910, is a Christian liberal arts university. Its 200-acre campus is located in Shawnee, 35 miles east of Oklahoma City.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,856
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Southern Baptist

200-acre campus in Shawnee (population: 31,232), 35 miles from Oklahoma City. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Oklahoma City.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Metropolitan area: Oklahoma City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Will Rogers World

Oklahoma Baptist University
500 West University
Shawnee, OK
74804

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Campus Activities Board
  • University Concert Series
  • Student Foundation
  • Blitz Week Activities
  • Canterbury

Top Events

  • Biggie
  • Freshmen Follies
  • Spring Affair
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
41%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
26%
24-29
118%
18-23
181%
12-17
34%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,466
Declined 1,826
Total Received 4,292

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 9
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, basketball, disc golf, riflery, rock wall climbing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

archery, basketball, disc golf, riflery, rock wall climbing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Football, Racquetball, Riflery, Rock climbing, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bible/Biblical Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Christian Studies
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Divinity/Ministry
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Community Services
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Forensic Psychology
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Marketing
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

1,856

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,752
students

Female
3%
57

Male
42%
742

57%

1,057
students

Female
94%
996

Male
6%
61

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

714
students

Female
1%
1

Male
99%
713

11%

85
students

Female
66%
56

Male
34%
29

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 8%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
67%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
13%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

78

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

97%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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